H.R. 1206 – A bill to reduce barriers for Veterans

Update, WASHINGTON, D.C.— Two D.C lawmakers, Representative Rick Larsen (D-WA) and Representative Luke Messer (R-IN) have introduced bipartisan legislation to further help veterans reduce their financial burden when they apply for acceptance to college under the Post 9/11 GI Bill. H.R. 1206, Reducing Barriers for Veterans Education Act of 2017 …

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It’s Time Allocation not Time Management!

In our November post, we discussed three things military-related students could do to get a handle on their schoolwork.   Step one – Make the commitment Step two – Use a calendar and make a schedule Step three – Find a place to focus on your schoolwork.   In this …

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Three Ways Military Students Can Get a Handle On Their Schoolwork

For more than ten years, I have been working to help military-related students achieve their goal of earning a college degree. Whether Soldier, Sailor, Airman, Marine, or Veteran, they all have one thing in common: the challenge of balancing mission, family-life, and school requirements.    “If you don’t have time …

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The Value of Education for Veterans

On more than one occasion, a military service member or veteran has asked me why they should go to college. My response has basically been the same over my eleven years of working with military-connected students. I would always discuss with them the value of earning a degree and what …

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Should I transfer my GI Bill Benefits? It depends!

For many military-connected students, one of the main benefits of the Post 9/11 GI Bill is having the ability to transfer a portion or all of their educational benefits to their dependent family members.  Certainly, being able to give this benefit to one’s children and provide for their college education …

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Is an Online Degree Right for You?

How do I know if I am going to like or if online education is right for me? I can’t count all the times over the past ten years I have been asked this very question by military-related students seeking information about going back to school and the degree program …

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Military Transfer Credits – A Different Perspective

The main purpose of this post is to play the role of a devil’s advocate regarding the topic of transfer credits, sick and discuss it from a different perspective. The majority of colleges and universities, who are vying for their piece of the military college student market have adopted very …

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It’s Survey Time!

As the 2014-2015 academic year comes to a close, the season of ranking and rating colleges and universities that purport to serve and support military-related students is well underway.  The goal for the schools, which voluntarily complete the various surveys, is to improve their rating, ranking, and status as an …

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For-Profit Schools – Are they all bad?

From the onset, levitra the goal of the Military Online Colleges blog has been to provide readers with the information needed to make their decision on where to attend college and earn their degree. To that end, treat it is only natural that our discussion on what is truly “military …

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